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Journalists told to challenge institutions to show data protection compliance

Media practitioners have been urged to task institutions that process data to come out with ways to manage data collected on the public. They were encouraged to enquire from institutions how data were collected, how personnel were trained to handle data, how to ensure the integrity of personnel before they …

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MTN Group launches Africa’s first AI service for MoMo

The MTN Group has launched Africa’s first Mobile Money (MoMo) Artificial Intelligence (AI) service or “chatbot”. A statement issued by the Group’s Corporate Affairs and copied to the Ghana News Agency in Accra on Tuesday said the chatbot went live in Ivory Coast in May and would be rolled out …

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Vodafone Ghana targets five million subscribers for money transfer service    

Vodafone Ghana, a telecommunication company, at the weekend assured Ghanaians of adequate security and excellent mobile money services as it ups campaign to move the more than five million subscribers onto the Vodafone cash wallet. According to the company it has improved on its security apparatus to control fraudulent activities …

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China’s Huawei, AU sign MoU to strengthen technical partnership on ICT

China’s technology giant, Huawei, and the African Union (AU) have signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) to consolidate their information and communication technology (ICT) cooperation. The MoU primarily aims at strengthening partnership between the two sides on broadband, internet of things (IoT), cloud computing, 5G and artificial intelligence, according to …

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MASLOC trains staff ahead of introducing new digital platform

The Micro-Finance and Small Loans Centre(MASLOC) has held a workshop to train staff on the usage of a new Integrated Software Platform (ISP) towards transforming the Centre into a full digital enterprise. A statement signed and copied to the Ghana News Agency by Mr Frederick Ohene Offei-Addo, the Public Relations …

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Use ICT for amazing results – Minister to girls

Ms Ursula Owusu-Ekuful, the Minister for Communications said it is about time girls are exposed to the varied opportunities that existed in the Information Technology and Communication space. She also called on parents to shift attention from wishing their children to become medical doctors, Teachers, Journalists among other established professions …

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E-library project to leapfrog Ghana’s literacy level – Ministry 

The Ministry of Education acting in partnership with the Ghana Library Authority (GhLA), has launched the ‘Mobile Library Project’ for Ghana’s northern sector, at a ceremony in Kumasi. This is to accelerate the pace of literacy which would lead to an informed society to aid Ghana’s development agenda. The Project …

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GRA to introduce e-payment platform for informal sector – Commissioner

Mr Kofi Nti, the Commissioner-General of the Ghana Revenue Authority (GRA), has said the Authority would soon introduce an e-payment platform for tax payers in the informal sector to make tax payment simple and convenient. He said this would enable small scale taxpayers, who dominate in the Small and Medium …

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IT training, key in E-Justice Implementation – Justice Marful-Sau

Justice Samuel Marful-Sau the Chairman of the e – Justice Steering Committee has urged court registrars and judges of the Judicial Service of Ghana to be up-to-date with technology, so as to bring speed and productivity in the administration of the service. He said Ghana’s judiciary cannot afford to be …

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Court orders accused in NCA trial to open their defence

An Accra High Court on Thursday ordered Eugene Baffoe Bonnie, the former Board Chair of the National Communications Authority (NCA) and four others to open their defence in the trial. The others are Matthew William Tetteh Tevie, the former Director-General, NCA, Nana Owusu Ensaw, a former board member, Alhaji Osman …

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